Coronavirus Outbreak: US sanctions failed to hamper Iran's efforts to fight COVID-19, says Hassan Rouhani
'The sanctions have failed to hamper our efforts to fight against the coronavirus outbreak', Hassan Rouhani said in a televised cabinet meeting
Dubai: Iran’s president said on Wednesday the United States had missed a historical opportunity to lift sanctions on his country during the coronavirus outbreak, though he said the penalties had not hampered Tehran’s fight against the infection.
“It was a great opportunity for Americans to apologise ... and to lift the unjust and unfair sanctions on Iran, Hassan Rouhani said in a televised cabinet meeting.
“The sanctions have failed to hamper our efforts to fight against the coronavirus outbreak.”
The US Vice-President will make her remarks at an online event “Bolstering US COVID Relief Efforts in India: Perspectives from the Diaspora”, organised by the State Department
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